Daily Reader: Edition #64

Happy New Year!

Learn 66 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. Happy New Year: Pick up a New Skill
The New Yorker, 1/1/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

The New Yorker: Happy New Year: Pick up a New Skill

New Year’s is a time to set goals for the future! What do you want to do in 2013? This article explains why it’s never too late to start thinking about new ambitions. Read more and learn vocabulary words like adapt, collaborator, conceit, deluged, dogma, facilitate, overcome, persistence, premise, presumption, probing, quest, resolution, and widespread.

2. How to keep your 2013 resolutions: Jeremy Dean on 'Making Habits'
The Los Angeles Times, 1/1/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

LA Times: How to keep your 2013 resolutions: Jeremy Dean on 'Making Habits'

We all know that New Year's Resolutions are hard to keep. No matter what your goals are for 2013, read more to get tips on how to make those new habits stick! Learn vocabulary words like bugbear, conditional, console, eradicate, regime, spontaneously, subsided, suppress, sustaining, and vague.

3. New Year, New Science
Scientific American, 1/2/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24 (on first page)

Scientific American: New Year, New Science

This year is poised to be an exciting year in science! Read about some of the key findings and events that may emerge in 2013 concerning stem cell trials, gene patents, climate surveys, and more! Learn vocabulary words like assessment, compound, controversial, cosmic, derived, diagnoses, embryonic, induced, inflation, inhibits, patents, and protocols.

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